4th Annual National Manufacturing Day
Tuesday, October 6, 2015
Center for Biotechnology and Interdisciplinary Studies
The Fourth Annual National Manufacturing Day will take place on Tuesday, October 6, 2015 in the Center for Biotechnology and Interdisciplinary Studies on Rensselaer’s campus. This year’s program showcases keynote speaker Ryan Patry, Manager of Manufacturing Technology for Manufacturing Engineering at Sikorsky Aircraft. Mr. Patry will use his time on stage to speak about his experiences in manufacturing, and the importance of this innovative and versatile field in terms of the current national climate and future generations. Through this engaging and inspired talk, Ryan Patry will bring a unique view of American manufacturing to a live audience of over 150 middle school students. Additionally, this presentation will be streamed live via the following link: http://mediasite.mms.rpi.edu/Mediasite5/Play/b2df1236c6624da5b6332420fde5b6f31d
The presentation will be followed by an opportunity for participants to join undergraduate-led team groups, and tour through Rensselaer manufacturing facilities and student organization exhibits. Displays from student groups include Rensselaer Motor Sport, Rensselaer Design, Build, Fly, the Rensselaer Rocket Society, and Engineering Ambassadors. Lab tours will focus on Rensselaer manufacturing initiatives from the Manufacturing Innovation Learning Lab, Center for Automation Technologies and Systems, the Architecture Fabrication shop, the Biomedical Prototype Fabrication Studio, Nano-M3 Design Lab, the Micro and Nano Fabrication Clean Room, Haas Technical Center, and the Additive Manufacturing Lab.
Rensselaer is also working with the Center for Economic Growth and the Chief Executive Network for Manufacturing of the Capital Region, Inc. to facilitate manufacturing facility tours for local area high schools. The cities of Troy and Schenectady have played a large part in promoting and supporting National Manufacturing Day throughout the Capital Region.
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